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post #1 of 19 Old 03-09-2008, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
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anyone put any miles on this week?

Last weekend I hit tellico gap. nothing this weekend. I should bundle up for a short ride at least while it is sunny. The upcoming highs for this week look like they will be in the 50s and even 60s on wednesday.

What about everyone else?

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post #2 of 19 Old 03-09-2008, 04:17 PM
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Whatís up. I hope to ride this coming weekend. I live in Robbinsville and have got some new TKC 80 tire just itching to be broken in.
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I might be riding/camping at Joyce Kilmer National Forest just outside Robbinsville, NC this weekend (depending on the forecast for rain). I'll be on a black DL1000 with Givis and a wife on the back.
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Looks like rain, hopefully they will get the prediction wrong in our favor.

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Rode 30 miles to work, will probably ride 50 home.

I'm been depressed all winter cause I can't ride. This morning, coming in, I felt all of that depression fade away...

Happy days are here again.



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Tige you pussy, you didn't ride on monday?!?!?

I'm at about 350 for the week so far.

Damn sissies.

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Tige you pussy, you didn't ride on monday?!?!?

I'm at about 350 for the week so far.

Damn sissies.

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When I walked out of the house Monday morning, motorcycle boots on and all, it was snowing. Rule #1 - if its snowing, I don't ride.

You're the nutjob - trying to get yourself killed before the big trip this season. Don't you know it is the other idiot drivers in bad weather that will kill you on a motorcycle?

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post #8 of 19 Old 03-12-2008, 06:00 PM
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Chicago Land at fair weather

Finally today was the day I got to ride since Jan 7th. Up early, did my work. Changed oil and oil filter, didn't check air in tires or lube chain, I just could wait. I was out for several hours. Came across another rider on an SV1000S. What a cool bike. Great time finally. Now I don't have to rave on the board any more, unless it coupes me up for weeks again.

+1 on the other drivers in bad weather running you down.

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post #9 of 19 Old 03-12-2008, 06:03 PM
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100+ Mile Ride Today

Parsons Branch road opened up today. Fortunately, the Cade's Cove traffic was not that bad. The weather was in the mid/high 60s, the sun was shining, and I was smiling. I had lunch at Deals Gap, took it easy back on 129 due to a lot of salt on the road, hit the Foothills Parkway at a pretty good click, then pulled up to the house just in time for dinner! What a day.
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I rode in to work this morning and plan on doing it again tomorrow. It was a bit cool this morning when I left the house (about 34 degrees) but with the Gerbings cranked up it wasn't bad at all. The ride home this afternoon was really nice, about 67 degrees. I just hated that I forgot to get my sunglasses out of the truck this morning.

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